TITLE

Mapping disaster zones

AUTHOR(S)
Nourbakhsh, Illah; Sargent, Randy; Wright, Anne; Cramer, Kathryn; McClendon, Brian; Jones, Michael
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Nature;2/16/2006, Vol. 439 Issue 7078, p787
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article comments on the effectiveness of Google Earth software during relief efforts in New Orleans, Louisiana and Pakistan. Spatial image browsing proved useful to federal disaster agencies in the case of Hurricane Katrina. Several databases that link place names with latitude and longitude were used by Google Earth.
ACCESSION #
19892523

 

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